The United States government is a massive employer, and is always looking for qualified candidates to fill a wide variety of open employment positions in locations across the country. Below you’ll find a Qualification Summary for an active, open job listing from the Department of Veterans Affairs. The opening is for a Motor Vehicle Operator in Kansas City, Missouri Feel free to browse this and any other job listings and reach out to us with any questions!
Motor Vehicle Operator – Kansas City, Missouri
Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs
Job ID: 597935Start Date: 06/07/2022End Date: 06/28/2022
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 06/27/2022. The operator receives instructions from the supervisor or dispatcher as to the type of vehicle to be operated, destination, purpose, deadline, and work to be done. Work is evaluated for timeliness, safe delivery of cargo or passengers, and compliance with all traffic rules and safety practices. Your background must demonstrate experience in safely operating and maintaining vehicles, customer service, and patient transportation, keeping accurate records, and using safety equipment. Please ensure your resume reflects your experience and duties performed. NOTE: POSSESSION OF A VALID CLASS C (or higher) STATE COMMERCIAL DRIVER’S LICENSE, WITH A PASSENGER ENDORSEMENT, IS REQUIRED. A COPY MUST BE SUBMITTED WITH YOUR APPLICATION. EXPERIENCE: A specific length of training and experience is not required, but you must show evidence of training or experience of sufficient scope and quality of your ability to do the work of this position. Evidence which demonstrates you possess the knowledge, skills, and ability to perform the duties of this position must be supported by detailed descriptions of such on your resume. Applicants will be rated in accordance with the OPM Federal Wage System Qualification Standards. SCREEN-OUT ELEMENT: Your qualifications will first be evaluated against the prescribed screen out element, which usually appears as question 1 in the on-line questionnaire. Those applicants who appear to possess at least the minimal acceptable qualification requirement are considered for further rating; those who do not are rated ineligible and are eliminated. The potential eligibles are then rated against the remainder of the Job Elements:
Drive SafelyInterpret Instructions, Specifications (mobile equipment operations)Motor VehiclesReliability And DependabilityWithout more than normal supervision Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religions; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Note: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. Applicants wishing to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly the nature of their duties and responsibilities in each position and the number of hours a week spent in such employment. Physical Requirements/Working Conditions: Moderate lifting (15-44 pounds), Use of fingers, Both hands required, Both legs required, Operation of truck or motor vehicle, Ability for rapid mental and muscular coordination simultaneously, Far vision correctable in one eye to 20/20 and to 20/40 in the other, Both eyes required, Depth perception, Ability to distinguish basic colors, Hearing (aid permitted).PHYSICAL EFFORT: You will be required to lift moderate to heavy items on a daily basis, such as wheelchair patients, machinery, mail bags, and medical center supplies. Frequent bending and lifting on a daily basis is required on wheelchair trips. Sitting and driving in a car, van or truck for long periods of time (up to 8 hours) or long distances is also required. WORKING CONDITIONS: Drives outside in all kinds of weather conditions in all types of traffic at highway speeds over complicated road and interchange systems. Outside work may involve extreme cold or hot working conditions as well as rain, snow, and ice. There will be constant noise, dust, fumes, smoke, and gases present and work may entail slippery or uneven walking surfaces, as well as moving objects or other vehicles. Exposed to dirt and fumes, and the possibility of cuts, bruises, and broken bones as a result of accidents while driving or from falling objects when loading and unloading the vehicle.
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